Cricket Australia announced that Adam Griffith has been appointed as Australia’s Bowling coach for Cricket world cup 2019. Former Tasmania player Troy Cooley has been take the role for the Ashes after the Gala Events as both individuals will work with Justin Langer of head coach.
Langer stressed both individuals are fantastic additions to the squad. “We are fortunate to have Adam join us for the World Cup, and Troy continuing with us for the Ashes Series in England,” he said. “I’ve worked with Adam in the past at the WACA and been pleased with how hard he’s worked to establish himself as one of the best young coaches in Australia.
Australia cricket team played the Afghanistan on 1st June in starting the world cup campaign.
“While his primary focus will be on preparing our fast bowling group for the physical and mental demands of a World Cup in England, he’ll also be a great educator and mentor for our entire squad.
“Troy has been with us for our successful tour of India and the current tour of UAE. He’s been a fantastic addition to our coaching team, and brings a great wealth of knowledge, experience and success having coached Australian and England teams in England. His focus will be to prepare our Test bowlers for what’s shaping as an exciting Ashes Series in tough English conditions.”
In the List A Career Griffith played 50 Matches in 2002 to 2007 while Cooley played 33 first-class matches. Experience of both coach surely help a lot.
Belinda Clark, the Cricket Australia Interim Executive General Manager, felt the experience of both coaches will help the side. “Adam and Troy have extensive coaching experience, which we believe will help support our players to best prepare and perform in the upcoming campaigns. We would like to thank Cricket Tasmania for releasing Adam for this period,” she said.
“At the completion of the World Cup and Ashes series, we’ll review the overall coaching structure and assess the best path moving forward based on the upcoming schedule, player needs and team direction under Justin.”